What environmental problem concerns you: Acid Rain, Air Pollution, Global Warming, Hazardous Waste, Ozone Depletion, Smog, Water Pollution, Overpopulation, Rain Forest Destruction?

Check out the following useful resources that can get you started on your next research topic.

Encyclopedia of Earth covers geology, geography, environmental science, and related disciplines as they affect the Earth. This continuously-updated encyclopedia is a great place to start if you are beginning with an unfamiliar topic.

GreenFILE offers well-researched information focusing on all aspects of human impact on the environment. Its collection of scholarly, government and general-interest titles includes content on the environmental effects of individuals, corporations and local/national governments, and what can be done at each level to minimize these effects.

Environment & Energy Publishing (E&E) offers comprehensive daily coverage of environmental and energy policy and markets. E&E contains daily online publications considered “must-reads” by people who track and influence energy, environmental and climate policy. Sources include: Environment & Energy Daily, Greenwire, E&E News PM, Climate Wire, Land Letter, and E&E TV.

GREENR (Global Reference on the Environment, Energy, and Natural Resources) focuses on the physical, social, and economic aspects of environmental issues. Topic, organization, and country portals form research centers around issues covering energy systems, health care, agriculture, climate change, population, and economic development. Portals include authoritative analysis, academic journals, news, case studies, legislation, conference proceedings, primary source documents, statistics, and rich multimedia.

GEOBASE provides a detailed search interface for locating scholarly information for human and physical geography, ecology, geology, oceanography, geomechanics and development studies. Sources include peer-reviewed journals, trade publications, book series and conference proceedings. GEOBASE has the most international coverage of any database in the field.

For additional sources and information on the Environment, please visit the libraries’ subject guide for Earth & Environmental Science, or contact your Research Services Librarian to discuss your specific research needs.


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